November 21, 2016
Insulated concrete forms are like Legos for builders.
November 17, 2016
Performance building starts at grade level.
November 10, 2016
Make a tight bend with two steel pipes and a couple of pipe clamps.
November 4, 2016
In this podcast episode, host and managing editor Justin Fink talks with editor in chief Rob Yagid and design editor Brian Pontolilo about trusses, windows, decking, and foundations.
October 24, 2016
Underground gutters help keep the basement dry.
September 30, 2016
Foam insulation below the concrete makes deep footings a thing of the past.
September 14, 2016
Footings need to bear on undisturbed soil, dig down to where foundation footings will bear.
Dial 811 to check your state’s requirements and hear some general guidelines.
September 9, 2016
In this episode, host and managing editor Justin Fink talks with editor-in-chief Rob Yagid and design editor Brian Pontolilo about performance walls, excavation issues, and roof replacement. The show is…
Screened tailings fill most of the volume of the garage foundation and minimize the amount of compacting we have to do
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